Researcher talks with first participant, Jerry Musgrave, about crocodiles

Flint, Elwyn Henry Researcher talks with first participant, Jerry Musgrave, about crocodiles. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Researcher talks with first participant, Jerry Musgrave, about crocodiles
Recording Date 1963-10-19
Place of Recording Laura Aboriginal Camp
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Jerry Musgrave
Bobby Kenny
Sandy Gordon
Barney Dockerty
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 56, Tape R272_R273, 1382.29sec to 1423.35sec.
Duration 41.06sec
Language eng
Rights Please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library to inquire about this work.
License Creative Commons Attribution noncommercial no derivatives

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Subject Gugu Warra / Koko Warra
Genres Culture, stories, people
Abstract/Summary This collection comprises written documents and recordings collected by Elwyn Flint, mostly as part of his long term research project in the 1960s, known as the Queensland Speech Survey. The survey includes recordings of Indigenous Languages spoken by Aboriginal people all over the state and those spoken in the Torres Strait Islands. It remains the largest and broadest collection of languages spoken in Queensland in the 20th century.
Keyword Aboriginal Australians -- Languages
Queensland Speech Survey
English Language -- Dialects – Australia
Advisory Statement Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander material and information accessed on this site may be culturally sensitive for some individuals and communities. The University of Queensland has approval from traditional owners and/or descendants of the people who participated in Elwyn Flint’s Queensland Speech Survey in the 1960s.
Acknowledgements This project is supported by the Australian National Data Service (ANDS). ANDS is supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy Program.
Researcher: Well, I'll just speak to you on the tape,
Researcher: If you just talk to me, the idea is that, I just want to hear your voice, so afterwards I know who is Jerry, who is one, you see?
Participant: Mm.
Researcher: Jerry,
Participant: Musgrave.
Researcher: Oh Jerry, yes, it doesn't matter, surname doesn't matter you see,
Researcher: Ah Jerry,
Researcher: You tell me something about crocodile shooting. Where are these crocs?
Participant: Down here.
Researcher: Down where? Down in which river?
Participant: Down in Laura,
Researcher: Laura, I see, and they are only in freshwater, are they?
Participant: Yes (unclear)
Researcher: Yes.
Participant: And they come saltwater.
Researcher: I see, and are there many here?
Participant: Oh good few around here.
Researcher: Good few. And do they often take cattle?
Participant: They'll take the cattle, yeah.
Researcher: They tell me...
Identifier Group 273

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